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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3843 and H.R. 3844
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 10:30 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 3843 (Rep. Doug Lamborn) "Locatable Minerals Claim Location and Maintenance Fees Act of 2015," to authorize for a 7-year period the collection of claim location and maintenance fees, and for other purposes.
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 3844 (Rep. Jody Hice) "Energy and Minerals Reclamation Foundation Establishment Act of 2015," to establish the Energy and Minerals Reclamation Foundation to encourage, obtain, and use gifts, devises, and bequests for projects to reclaim abandoned mine lands and orphan oil and gas well sites, and for other purposes.
  • Hearing Memo

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn

The Honorable Jody Hice
Member of Congress


Eric Cavazza, P.E. 
Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Sara Kendall
D.C. Office Director
Western Organization of Resource Councils
(Disclosure Form)

Geoffrety S. Plumlee, Ph.D.
Research Geochemist
Environment, Human Health, and Disasters
U.S. Geological Survey
(Disclosure Form)

Chris Wood
President/Chief Executive Officer
Trout Unlimited - National Office

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